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Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> a city declared bankruptcy what is means for employees counting o pensions. >> zoned out. what it means for. >> we have no problem nothing to hide. the iranian foreign minister when it comes to nuclear cape capability his cup wil country e transparent. >>> what would you pay? imagine owning a picasso for a bargain basement price. >> it's official detroit the nation's once fourth largest city is bankrupt. the judge said they could move forward with bankruptcy proceeding and try to get out from under dollars in debt. the city's city manager says he will present his plan next year. dianes a he is atdiane is in det ruling. john he wants that plan to be as human as possible. but all creed tors creditors coa financial haircut. the judge gives detroit state emergencieemergency manager to t pensions and sell city assets outside the city workers protested. they called the ruling a death sentence for detroit. >> services for city residents will be slashed and our pensions will be on the chopping block. our art institute and water department may be sold off. the judge said bankruptc bankrue the on
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am EST
at the detroit institutes of art could be auctioned off to help get the city back on financial footing. this hearing has been going on for about an hour now. and the judge put together a 180-page report detailing his decision to declare the city bankrupt. as you can see behind me there are about 60-plus protesters that are opposed to this bankruptcy. they have been out here chanting, no justice, no peace, and no bankruptcy. and they have been doing this for the past four months. >> how many pensioners will be effected in the city of detroit based on these rulings? >> reporter: there will are about a little over 20,000 pensioners, as i mentioned, who depend on these checks. just the other day we interviewed a retiree every month he receives about $800 from the city, and right now he is terrified. it's unclear if the judge is going to make any decision on whether the pensions will be touched or not. but everybody is waiting around here with baited breath. >> what was the judge have to consider in order to allow the bankruptcy filing to continue? >> reporter: well, the judge made some pre
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm tony harris with a look at today's top stories. detroit is bankrupt. >>> a judge made it official today. current bills will be paid but pensions are due to be cut. a new look at the death of yasser arafat. experts say the palestinian leader was not poisoned. and the moment that divers found a shipwreck survivor right after the tugboat sank. it is, indeed, a momentous day. that is how a federal judge ended the hearing announcing that detroit is available t bece a bankrupt city. it is $18 billion in debt but not without potentially hurting pensioners. we're in detroit, diane, the big question now is moving forward how long does this whole process take? >> we're likely to see a reorganization plan in a month or so. but it is likely to be met with opposition from current municipal employees. >> reporter: the judge gave detroit state appointed emergency manager to file bankruptcy. outside the courts were protesters. >> services, pensions will be on the chopping block, our art institutes the water. >> it may be the only way to b
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
for a national strike. >>> tonight, crews are working to clear the scene of a train crash in new york city that de-railed on its way to manhattan. at least four people are dead, 63 more hurt of those, at least 11 are in critical condition tonight. al jazeera kimberly dukehardt has the latest from the bronx. >> fire fighters, police and the ntsb could not working through the night, checking the tracks, the actual train cars, mechanical equipment, communication equipment, to try to figure out what went horrible wrong. the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this suburban commuter train in northern new york city. the crash happened early sunday morning. >> incidentally, we have reco recovered the event recorder and downloaded the data off of the locomotive. we haven't had a chance to analyze it or verify it at this point. >> officials say the train was carrying about 150 passengers and heading to new york's granted central terminal. >> there was screaming and people trying out to god and asking for their families. it was pretty gruesome. >> it de-railed on a curved s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
. the commuter train that derailed sunday in new york city was going nearly three times faster than the limit. that's the finding of federal investigators looking that the crash that killed 40 passengers. the train was going 82 miles per hour heading into a 30 miles per hour curve. >> the question remains was this caused by operator error or a mechanical mistake on the tracks, or was there an issue with the brakes. from the nsc today, speed was a factor. that was reported by passengers and witnesses. investigators with the national transport safety board now know that the commuter trail was going too fast as it approached the curve. >> the preliminary information - let me emphasis it's preliminary information - from the event recorders showed the train travelling at 82 miles per hour as it went into a 30 miles per hour. it's too early to know whether speeding was caused by an operational or mechanic call error. >> we don't know whether the brakes went to zero appreciature because of a valve or brake pressure. six seconds before stop there was a power setting. >> all of the passengers and crew
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
in new york city, killing four people. >>> is something else ailing obamacare? >>> taxing online sales. the supreme court has its say. >>> federal investigators are now looking at the black boxes of a train that derailed in new york city on sunday. they want to know what caused the train to jump the tracks, killing four people and injuring dozens more. crews cleared the tracks so service could resume on one of the busiest train lines. jonathan, good afternoon. how are the cleanup efforts going right now? >> well, stephanie, i would say crews are on the final stretches of work, at least here on the scene they brought on a out a cadaver dog. they uprighted most of the cars at this point. this is the final car. if you can see through the bushes here you'll see that final car there. they were just able to upright with these large cranes that they've been using and they've been hauling the other cars away. in fact the one you've been looking at, the earlier video, this is the car that was just inches from the water, where near where the hudson and harl rivers meet. that fourth person found
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> good evening, the investigation into the crash of a commuter train in new york city early sunday morning at a wildly high rate of speed appears to now be focusing on the alertness level of the engineer at the controls. at 82 miles an hour, the train was going way too fast for the turn, more than double the speed limit for those rails. the ntsb says there is no evidence of a mechanical problem thus far. today, the first lawsuits were filed in this derailment that killed four passengers, injured over 60 others. the outcome of this investigation could have fraud impact on public transportation. it is where we begin again tonight with nbc's tom costello at the scene of the wreck. tom, good evening. >> reporter: hi, brian. the executive director for the union tells nbc tonight it looks as if the engineer nodded off at the controls. the engineer has told police he believes he zoned out. blood and alcohol tests are back, negative for the entire crew. still waiting on blood tests, meanwhile, the ntsb says the checks of the trains brakes and rail signals were all working properly. it was
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
in new york city, living in other places across the country, nobody likes to see local hospitals shuttered. it's actually a very emotional thing for a community for a hospital to close its doors. i think that has a profound impact, actually, in terms of this ideological stance that republican governors have taken. >> this is going to sound bloodless to me but a what we're setting up is an expert where the politics of supporting obama care and the ideological tension on the right, whether you should tax wealthy people to finance, subsidize poor people is going to come into conflict with constituent issues. should we be shuttering that don't help, trauma victims and so on. i can't imagine that the firewall is set at 24 states that refuse expansion. some of them are going to crumble. you definitely could see this kind of system that extends in perpetuity where a lot of places just kind of leave these 5 million people and others in the lurch. >> doctor, one last one before we go. when a hospital loses funding, cut back services, shut their doors, do people who go to the hospital, is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
a business in a bankrupt city. detroit opens its very first distillery in 100 years. ♪ good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm morgan live from new york. this morning 26,000 commuters in new york city suburbs have to find another way to get to work. this after a train derailed yesterday just outside of manhattan. the accident left four dead and dozens injured and ntsb investigators have now recovered the train's data recorder and trying to determine exactly what caused the crash. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened but why it happened with the intent of preventing it from happening again. >> reporter: the train jumped the tracks just as it was getting ready to leave the bronx and cross into manhattan and 7 cars derailed with the lead car feet away from the hudson river. it happened along a curved section of the track and trying to figure out the excessive speed played a role. an al jazeera's john is here live from the bronx, john? >> morgan good morning. the hudson line of metro north railroad is one of the busiest commuter rail routes in the world. 2
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
liabilities detroit's bankruptcy plan, the ruling allowing the city to cut retiree pensions. >> joe biden's trying to find a diplomatic solution over disputes between china and japan. >> he's alive. >> what started as a recovery mission becomes a stunning rescue. the sole survivor of a capsize at sea stuck from days on the bottom of the atlantic. >>> a good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. it's good to have you with us. i'm drait. in a major development. the engineer of the train apparently admitted to a nunion representative that he nodded off at the controls. it happened while the train travelled at 82 miles per hour. the ntsp removed the commoout ear rail employees union, citing a breach of confidentiality when they talked to the media. >> al jazeera correspondent has the latest on the investigation. >> for the first time since the metro north train derailment leaving four dead and dozens injured attention is shifting from mechanical failure, focussing on the train's engineer. >> based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functions properly. >>
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
arafat's death as the french rule out poisons as the cause. a historic day in detroit, as the motor city becomes the largest municipality ever to enter bankruptcy. the decision clears the way for detroit to shed $18 billion in debt, but not without hurting residents, creditors and pensioners. she is in detroit, bc, what's been the reaction to this decision, a lot of people obviously impacted by this? >> yes, i can tell you that reaction for the most part has been micked. on one hand, you have these retireees who they know for the most part they were dreading this day, and they heard what they didn't want to hear. they were hearing that their pension could be reduced and on the other hand, i am hear alsoing from people who say okay, we realize we recognize and now it is confirmed that the city has a huge financial problem on its hands so maybe we can use this bankruptcy as an opportunity to start over. >> that's the big fear. our mentions may go on the chopping block, our water department may be sold off, and this is the fear. >> for me personally, and for most of the people in detroit. a
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
clinic set to open tomorrow in redwood city. about 1600 people have signed a petition against it. some neighbors say they are against planned parenthood because of abortion and lower property values. the redwood city location will only provide medical abortions, not surgical ones. >>> there's a push to create a park in honor of a 13-year-old santa rosa boy shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. sonoma county supervisors are set to meet tomorrow to talk about it. supporters of andy lopez have planted an oak tree near the spot where he was shot. he was carrying a plastic gun when deputy erick gelhaus shot and killed him in october. >>> a teenager set on fire because he was wearing a skirt returned to class today. luke "sasha" fleischman walked into maybeck high school three weeks after the incident. fleischman suffered burns on his legs and is still recovers. the 16-year-old boy who allegedly did it faces hate crime charges. >>> the palo alto war veteran detained in north korea for more than a month is said to be in good health. the swedish ambassador visited 85-year-old me
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
been. a monumentel ruling for the motor city, a judge decides if detroit can file for bankruptcy today. resignation rejected, thailand's prime minister refuses to step down as antigovernment protesters storm her office building. and protection from poachers, how the illegal ivory trade is threatening elephants. ♪ 82 miles per hour, that is how fast federal investigators say a commuter train was traveling before i derailed sunday outside new york city. the train was heading into a dangerous curve and should have been going 30 miles per hour. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, it's good to have you with us, i'm thomas. crews used heavy equipment to clear the crash scene and turned the derailed cars upright and put them back on the tracks. al jazeera erica has the latest on the investigation and good morning. >> investigators say over the next few days the rail cars and train will be moves to a secure location for a more detailed examination. at this point they have not determined if the train wreck which killed four people and injured 60 others was the result of facility b
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
... >>> this is al-jazeera america, live from new york city. i am tony harris with a look at today's top stories. >> it tells us what happened. it doesn't tell us why it happened. >> what happened is that the train that de-railed and killed four people in new york was going faster than it was supposed to. but figuring out why could take months. after two months offications, the federal government healthcare web sight appears to be working better but it's not working completely. that could mean more trouble. violent protests pit rich against pour. now, opposition leader threatening to overthrow thailand's government. >> 82 miles per hour. >> that's how fast federal investigators say a commuter train was going when it de-railed on sunday. four people died when the metro-north train jumped the tracks on, on a curve, dozens more were hurt. investigators now know how fast the train was going. they still don't know for sure why it de-railed. let's take you to jonathan martin. he is at the crash site in the bronx. jonathan? >> reporter: hey, tony. you know, investigators have said from t
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> a severe winter like storm could bring two feet of snow to the rockies. >> many cities can expect to be 20 to 40 degrees below normal. >> the worst storm in quite a few years. >> the engineer on the deadly commuter train crash told investigators he was quote, in a daze as he approached the sharp curve. >> he caught himself too late. >> president joe biden arrived in beijing to talk to the vice president. he publicly rebuked china in recent days. >> two sky divers dead after colliding during a jump south of phoenix. >> $18 billion in red. the city of detroit gets the go ahead to file for bankruptcy. >> labor unions plan to appeal. >> there's going to be pain for a lot of different people. >> lawson arrived preparing to give evidence in the trial of her two former assist ents. >> the space shuttle has launched. >> all that -- >> for some reason he threw it into the crowd. that's one of the stranger things you'll see. >> you've had a lot of success without a mush tach. you look like a baby lam. >> the capitol is brighter after getting holiday glitz. >> three,
KOFY
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
was the mayor of berkeley and the city council had already voted to sanction south africa. >> take turned out to be a movement that grew. east bay was the first place. the city of the east bay, the city of berkeley. >>reporter: our check was there as well. he's now the executive director of oakland cypress mandela training center. >> first of all i remember that he was very powerful with just spirit. his spirit overcoming all the obstacle that he went through. it was such an honor and revelation to meet such a giant. >>reporter: at uc berkeley students protested leading the way in the anti-apartheid movement not the only one in the east bay dock workers refused to unload south african good. in san francisco reverend brown and third baptist church had for years collected money for the anti-apartheid cause. >> my church directed the first sign in the city the protesting apartheid back in the 1980's. >>reporter: it was mandela only visit to the bay area. one that still touches so many. >> i wouldn't have missed it. i just wouldn't v. we have a lot of work to do. struggle continues on.
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
% increase from 20011. there was an 18% in the homeless population just in the city of san jose. one woman who used the shelter last night says it's been a struggle to find affordable housing. >> i'm on social security but, you know, i only make so much money and the thousand-dollar rents are staggering. i don't make that kind of money. i can only pay a little bit. i cannot afford to rent. i'm looking for a room where i can do some housework to make up for the extra point. but that's really challenging, too. >> reporter: a recent study lie the silicon valley housing trust reports that san jose is the fourth most expensive city in the country for renters. it showed that 109,000 households pay more than 30% of their gross income to rent. the national low-income housing association reports an hourly page of 30.96 is needed to rent a two-bedroom apartment in san jose. but in santa clara, the average hourly rage is $17.99 and minimum wage in san jose is $10 an hour. so there's quite a disparity there ill greating the need for -- illustrating the need for more aid fordable housing -- affordable
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
of the fire. >> new details this morning on the deadly train derailment in new york city, for the first time, we are now hearing from family members of one of the four passengers who was killed on sunday in the bronx. one was on the way to work when the train derailed. his three sons spoke. he because not a victim. he was more. he was a loving father, a great dad, best friend, uncle... >> the ntsb says the train appeared it have been going too far and trafficking at 82 miles per hour going interest a 30 miles per hour curve. >> president obama is facing falling support in blue state california. a just released poll finds only 51 percent in california approve of the president's job performance. still a either joes down eight whole points from july. 43 percent of voters disapprove of his job performance new. >> from japan, v the premiere, after china declares a large area airspace as their own and the united states is concerned. >> good news for bart riders especially those would ride late at night. the earthquake retrofit work on the tube now is finished. bart says the 3.6 mile tunnel beneath
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
on this situation. >> in the city center, it does feel like a revolution is underway. the city hall has become a headquarters for protesters. all day, people came in. just have a look or enjoy the food and hot drinks or even to catch a nap. amidst all of this, a workman valiantly removes the carpet so that it won't get damaged in these extraordinary times. the problem for the opposition is: where do they go from here? how do they turn occupation into political victory? >> the way to resolve this crisis is through presidential and parliamentary elections. we have a resolution in the government of ukraine. this government should resign. >> pictures have emerged from sunday night that show the police were, at times, brutal in their treatment of protesters and journalists. anton is a photographer, beaten by riot police. he pleaded with them to stop. these are his bruises. this is all that's left of his camera. the police were also on the receiving end. officials say 35 were hurt by protesters. some are in hospital. away from the city center, there are no protests, just the grim routine of life in
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
take a look at the windchills. this is what it feels like when you head out the door. in rapid city, south dakota it feels like 17 degrees below zero. feels like 15 degrees below zero. 11 degrees below zero. this is widespread out here you can see mine not as well. we are talking high temperatures in the single tdigits. it gets worse as we head into thursday. single digits expanding. not in the single digits but 11 degrees only. by friday high actual temperatures below zero in far go. in billings montana 6 degrees below zero. you can see how widespread the cold will be. only 31 degrees 30s across louisville, little rock. this will be a widespread event over the next several days as the cold air remains in place across parts of the lower 48. additional snowfall expected across western colorado to exceed a foot. we are looking at 6 more inches of snow across the dakotas and minnesota. another big concern thursday into friday as the front moves south and east is we could be seeing icing out here across parts of the middle mississippi valley and parts of the southern plains as well. tha
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
has ruled the city can go ahead with its bankruptcy. it's a decision that cog fundamentally reshape a major american city. >>> and right now, retailers are tallying up their cyber monday sales. it looks to be the biggest online shopping day in history. >>> hello, i'm wolf blitzer in washington. we start with new developments in the deadly train crash in new york city. and an admission from the train's engineer. other news outlets have reported the engineer fell asleep but now in his own words, the engineer says he was awake but he was "in a daze." just ahead of the crash. recovered data recorders show the train hit the 30-mile-per-hour curve at almost three times that speed. it was going 82 miles per hour. the data also show the engineer slammed on the brakes too late to stop the crash. ntsb investigators say they now know what happened, but not why. four people died in the crash, 19 of the injured remain hospitalized. joining us now with more on the investigation our own nic robertson who has been watching what's going on from the beginning. is the engineer, i assume he is, still a
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
. a lot of questions in the bronx in new york city. we are sitting here where all 7 of the passenger cars in the metro north train did de rail. the lead locomotive did end up teetering inches away from the water. a track problem, was it human error, mechanical error? was speed a factor the ntsb is looking into all of those factors. the metro north train that was southbound was headed toward grand central station t. derailed in the bronx around 7:20 yesterday morning. th the train did not slow down. investigators are trying to determine how bad it was going as it was approaching the curve. >> it is not the fact that there's a curve here. we have always had this configuration. we didn't have accidents. there has to be another factor. >> investigators say the speed limit is 35 miles per hour. it comes from an area where it was 70 miles an hour. >> we don't know what the train speed was. we will learn that from the event recorders. we have downloaded the data off the locomotive we have not been able to identify it or verify it. >> two of the cars split one of them ended up on the banks of the
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
technicians heading into the city to rockefeller center to help set up the christmas tree. >> the probe into safety management and crash endurance was launched following two other accidents. on may 17th two trains collided in bridgeport, connecticut. several passengers were injured. on may 28th another accident. a report on both expected next year. >>> the exact moments paul walker's porsche smashed into the tree. huge cloud of fire and smoke could be seen for miles. they have ruled out trag drag racing as a cause but say speed was definitely a factor. his friend was also killed who was driving the car. a memorial was held at the crash site. walker's co-star vin diesel opened up about the loss of his friend. >> show the love that you have shown paul will be with me forever. thank you for coming down here and showing that angle up in heaven how much you appreciate him. >> autopsies for walker and rodis is scheduled for today. >> one person missing after a large corn silo collapses on to a building near a small town in seattle. the male employee is trapped inside an office by tons of grai
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
: there are stunning details in the deadly train derailment in america's largest city. what we know about how fast that train was going when it took that curve. we are live on the scene. >> i heard a lot of crown cold fronting and grinding and i started seeing stars in front of my eyes, i thought, this is the end. 0 that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. call today to request a free decision guide. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and virtually no referrals needed. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. with all the good years ahe
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. the flees warning is out for everybody in san francisco. it's 39 along the embarcadero and 34 in the city for one location. the coldest in 15 years on the lows for san francisco. 21 napa, 21 santa rosa. 24 novato. 30s on the coast. 28 san jose. it looks like they won't get the record low unless it happened an hour ago and haven't reported it. upper 40s, low 50s. upper 40s. breezy to windy, especially in the east bay hills. if you have the breeze in the 30s, it's in the windchills or 30s. highs 40s and 50s. let's go to tori and dave. >>> happening now -- a freeze warning is in effect for all bay area counties except san francisco until 9:00 this morning. a couple of more hours. temperatures fell into the 20s once again overnight in the north bay. parts of the east bay and south bay. people struggling to stay warm. temperatures should start warming up slightly by midweek. now, the freezing temperatures are especially dangerous for the homeless. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is live to let us know how shelters in the south bay are trying to help the homeless after at least four d
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
conditions in some cities that aren't to used freezing rain, sleet and snow. shear a live look at santa lewis, expected to be hit by snow and ice tomorrow. dense fog there right now. dense fog here, too, in atlanta. let's head to new york, though, and eindra peterson. >> you nailed it, it is the threat of freezing rain that we're so concerned with. but more snow still expected to fall anywhere from over a foot of though still in through colorado, even through minnesota. we'll still be talking about, yes, that heavy snowfall, but let's take a look at the system and where it's expected to go forward from here. now, this is what we were talking about, that freezing rain threat. where you see the pink, that's a wintry mix. what we're concerned with is that wintry mix could be not just sleet, but freezing rain anywhere from southern pougs porti portions back through texas. this is thursday at 9:00 p.m. and notice how the wintry mix spreads all the way into the ohio valley. likely the far north you are, you're just dealing with sleet. but notice we're still dealing with the system even through the
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
forward. what does that mean for the city and other cities that could be at risk especially those counting on pensions from that city? joining us right now, stuart varney. stuart, you did point out when he was saying detroit, he meant the car industry. and now the city has gone bankrupt. they've accepted their fate. what does that mean for the pensions? >> if you work for a city, you're retired, a retired city worker and it's a troubled, financially troubled city, you should be worried because detroit's bankruptcy sets a new pattern. it sets a new model because the detroit bankruptcy judge has said, yes, you can cut pensions. it doesn't matter what it says in the michigan state constitution. it doesn't matter what the unionize say. yes, says the judge, you can cut pensions. pensions for retired workers are the key problem for troubled cities across the country. now they have this new model. detroit says you can cut those pensions, so you better get pretty worried if you're in these troubled cities across the country. >> detroit is in troubled times. a third of the city is unoccupied but th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am EST
in new york city. the white house said that it's s successful with healthcare.gov it is cyber monday. crews are up righting toppled rail cars as searchers looking for what caused the derailment from new york city. dozens of people were hurt. and the accident is having an huge impact on one of the nation's biggiest commuter rail line. john terrett is in the bronx where they are trai the train c. >> reporter: we're seeing significant progress in righting the derailed train cars. i'll stand aside so our cameraman can go right in so you can see what happened over 24 hours since the accident that killed four people, injured 63, 11 of them seriously. as the second railcar which we think is the four who died were sitting, and most of the injured. and as far as we can tell from our vantage point here those are the only two carriages from yesterday's crashed train which remains off the rails. the others have been righted, according to the ntsb, including the diesel itself, that was put back on the rails in the very early hours of this morning when it was still dark. let's take a look back now
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
containing radioactive material on its way from a hospital in tijuana to a disposal site near mexico city. tonight the truck has been found near the gas station where it was stolen. and the critical cargo known as cobalt 60 has been recovered. mexican officials describe its radioactivity now as quote, low intensity. >>> the commuter train derailment in new york city this weekend has thrust the topic of worker fatigue into the news. the investigation, as you may know, is now focused on the engineer and whether he fell asleep two weeks into a new shift in a 5:00 in the morning start. everyone gets tired, every shift has its own rhythms. we get our report tonight from tom costello. >> reporter: in the first minutes of sunday's emergency response, william rockefeller told police he zoned out just before the crash. his attorney said he was in a daze situation. a union rep said he nodded out. different descriptions for what sleep researchers say sounds like a sleep attack. >> when sleep intrudes involuntarily into the waking brain and seizes control of the brain so that the person who is doing
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
>> glor: tonight, train crash, a commuter line derails in new york city at the end of a holiday weekend. >> there was like a crunching, grinding measurement. >> four are killed, more than 60 hurt, we report from don dahler and jeff pegues. >> the day after the deadline, the white house says dramatic progress has been made on healthcare.gov, major garrett is in whiton. >> the death of a hollywood star, paul walker loses his life in a fiery crash, from los angeles, carter evans has more. and saving the memories. families thought that pictures were lost forever. barry petersen found a woman who brings them back. >> oh, my little baby! oh, sweetheart! >> this is the cbs evening news. >> glor: good evening, everyone, i am jeff glor with a western edition of the broadcast. the train left poughkeepsie new york just before 6:00 a.m. on the last day of this hollywood, holiday weekend for grand central terminal, he it never got there, all seven cars derailed into the trip, this is what it looked like today in the bronx at the spot be the hudson and harlem rivers meet. first responders ru
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
. take a listen city,. >> when you look at obamacare it's a government-centered healthcare delivery system elm that not what the american people want. the american people want to be able to pick their own type of health insurance, want to be able to pick their own doctor, want to be able to pick their own hospital. that is what a patient-centered healthcare system looks like. >> as you noticed the president trying to change the narrative, and also trying to insist there are real benefits here for the men people if they can get past the trouble in the web site. there are republicans like boehner who notes if the web site is fixed the american people might actually see that premiums are going up for some, sill cancellation notices the insurance companies are dealing with so it's a very mixed picture. >> thank you. so, defining the narrative. that is the task here. alise is covering the healthcare overhaul and is live in d.c. the republicans have owned the narrative. there is no way to describe this any other way. the president is trying to get back control of that. and their argument
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
francisco and chilly in oakland and redwood city. 44 degrees in san jose and 50 along the coast at half moon bay. what we will have is a cold snap visiting us this week and that is going to start tonight so dust off the electric blankets we have a cold snap that will bring if a possibility of precipitation for parts of the central coast but it passes out and we are going to be experiencing and wind and a temperature drop. more on that in the seven-day forecast but we do have a couple of problems in the traffic department. not quite sure if this due to fog but if you are headed along the altamont pass westbound 580 at grant line, we have a stall there and that is slowing things down as you make the push in the westbound direction. when you reach vasco you have top speeds to the dublin interchange. drive time traffic shows 80 westbound from albany to the maze is four minutes. 880 southbound from fremont to san jose is 15 minutes. 280 northbound from 101 to cupertino is 10 minutes. outside it is going to be the san mateo bridge making the push in the westbound direction from hayward to foster c
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> tonight the richmond city council will consider adding electronic cigarettes to the antismoking regulations which are battery powered devices that give the user nicotine from a vapor without the tobacco tar if traditional cigarettes. this is less risk of developing health problems from break the vapor secondhand but the federal government does nut regulate the e-cigarettes so states and local governments are vetoing -- developing their own rules. >> there is a missing oakland man considered "at risk." this is michael evan, 62, suffers from depression and parkinson's disease. he told his troop mate he was going to visit a friend in oakland and would be back the next day but he has not returned. police believe he may have been in downtown oakland. if you see him call the police. >> controversial gas pipeline on the peninsula is up and running. pg&e restarted line 147 yesterday which runs along a four mile stretch under britain avenue. the state public utility commission wants it necessity why it took pg&e ten months to report a significant record discrepancy on the pipeline. fault
KRON
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
. this is from tahoe city. you can see a brilliant start. a major resort opened for the season but they say they need more snow to swing into full operation. kirk wood reports it dumped about 2 to 3 feet of snow over a 24 hour period that ended yesterday morning. and snow fell with a foot and a half at squaw valley. all resorts ovenning limited operations now until they get some more snow. >>> a war veteran is spending his first day at home. his long awaited return is after being detained for 42 days in north korea. here he is yesterday. and the 85 year old arrived back in the bay area yesterday. he was review itemed with his -- he was reunited with his wife and son. he was forced into confessing while in north korea. he wanted to thank his supporters when he returned. >> and the american embassy in beijing for all their help. it hags been a great homecoming and i'm tired but i have my family. >> and the news agency says that newman was deported from the country was a humanitarian act. when he was asked if he would go back to north korea he chuckled and said probably not. >>> the 49ers gett
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
to 15. so we'll break it down. in the city, mid 40s to start. upper 40s by 9:00. low 50s by 11:00 which is seasonal. and then mild by 1:00. temperatures in the mid 50s. so, we're looking at 56 tomorrow, stray shower. 66 on thursday. yes, we gain 10 degrees and then on friday, we're going to keep it green for now. we'll assess this as we get closer to it as to how heavy the rain will be. temperature wise, no problem. 61 with some showers and rain. now, the next seven days, have not changed sunday. saturday we left the shower in the morning and made it colder, upper 40s. that hasn't changed. but then sunday, a wintery mix and we have the redskins in town, we have the ravens in town, we have the classic at the verison center. then it gets warm with showers. then cold again on tuesday with rain ending as snow. temperatures fall throughout the day on tuesday. speaking of falling temperatures and wintery mixes, this was sent to us by jeremy from frostburg and this was a week ago last tuesday before thanksgiving. we had a little bit of ice and snow up in the frostberg area and that was an icy
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
city was going much too fast. the metro north train was going 82 miles per hour as it entered a sharp curve. it did not slow down at all until it was too late. >> sunday's derailment killed four people and injured more than 60 others. investigators are focusing on the veteran engineer who was driving the train when it ran off the tracks. jeff pegues is at the accident scene in the bronx. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to our viewers out west. investigators have begun interviewing the train's engineer and piecing together a time line of events on sunday. still they say it's too early to determine if human error or mechanical failure is to blame for this derailment. newly released video offers a close-up look at sunday's metro-north train accident. the crash chewed up 800 feet of track and left railcars toppled over and buried in gravel. >> a train turned over on its side. we have multiple people trapped. >> reporter: monday federal investigators revealed that just before the train veered off the track it was traveling nearly three times the speed limit. >>
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
people. wonderful city. >> they all invited us out to dinner. >> would you like to come over and have some dinner with us. they are just very polite. >> very polite. >> gracious people. >> mike barnacle is here. >> mike you have a prediction coming off last night. >> seattle is going the super bowl. >> they took apart new orleans. >> stopped them. >> what happened? when did they become such a great team? >> that's a good question. and i think if russell wilson and the seattle seahawks played on the east coast russell wilson would be the face of the national football league. but he plays in seattle. might as well be playing in beijing. you don't hear a whole lot about him. the kid is incredible. there would be no rg3. it would be russell wilson. >> i hate people who are so east coast centric. >> it's awful. >> is ellsbury going to detroit? that's what everybody right now in san antonio is asking. >> he could be going to seattle, 140 million. could be going to detroit, seattle, maybe texas. >> this is stuff you talk about usually before the show or during the break. in washington we hav
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am PST
in hand and getting a better sense what may have caused a commuter trail to derail in new york city. four people were killed. right now, the white house is giving the new and improved obama care website some positive reviews. the obama administration says the healthcare.gov site is running smoothly for the vast majority of users. >>> and right now, president obama is getting ready for a speech marking world aids day. activists are calling for more money to combat hiv and aids. the president's remarks live this hour. >>> hello, i'm wolf blitzer in washington. estart with a deadly commuter train crash in new york city. this morning had, crews started picking up derailed cars and putting some of them back on track. investigates are are poring over the wreckage to try to figure out how the train crashed. four people died, 67 others injured. one of the survivors spoke on cnn's "new day" this morning describing how she rode out the wreck. >> i wound up going kind of up one side and then just rode into where i was technically on the ceiling. and when it landed, i fell to the side where the windo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
[ music ] >>> this is al-jazeera america live from new york city. i am tony harris. we will look at today's top stories. investigators turn their focus to the data recorders pulled from the wreckage of a deadly train derailment in new york. the white house says healthcare.gov is running smoother than ever. insurance companies say it is far from fixed. protesters in thailand clash with police as the prime minister refuses calls to step down. >>> amazon says it wants to change what we know about doorstep delivery. ♪ >>> a if he hfederal investigat they will soon know the cause of sunday's deadly train derailment in new york city. the ntsb is now processing information from the train's black boxes. officials say at least 63 people were hurt and four people were killed when the train derailed as it rounded a curve. crews are still at the scene up right in toppled cars, trying to restore full service on one of the nation's busiest commuter rail line. jonathan martin joins us from the crash site. and jonathan, i believe we are standing by to get an update on the investigation soon >>
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
quarterbacking, but god how does this happen at this point. >> you look around, willie, new york city and we don't know right now what caused the wreck but we're consumers of new york city airport, we're consumers of new york city roads, we're consumers of new york city area trains and this really is some of the most battered, beaten up, crappie infrastructure in the nation. it's getting in and out of new york city is one thing i hate about this city. i love manhattan. but god -- >> it's a nightmare. we're a third world country in manhattan. a third world country when it comes to transportation. >> they are working on the airports. those are slowly but surely getting better. but i ride the subway home from work and sometimes you stand on the platforms and look at the tracks an look what's holding up the entire station you go oh, my god that's a relic. that turn, that speed in that turn. they have been making that turn for decades and decades. there was an accident in july with a freight train around that same spot. obviously something went very wrong there yesterday. >> one of the four fatalitie
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
it can take you right into a city, it solves that last mile problem that you have with planes and ships. a train, though, because it can arrive in a city there is rail passing right through metropolitan centers including baltimore, the mentioned the fire there. chicago had 13 derailments alone in 2012. you have washington, d.c. where a big and very dangerous chemicals can pass within a mile of the white house. the gulf coast is where most of the nation's chlorine is produced and moved. in las vegas within half a mile are 95,000 people, and there is a train that goes right through there that occasionally carries radioactive waste. >> thank you. now the government said it's healthcare winds is up and running for most people. thousands of customers are testing the system. the affordable care act wins has been plagued by problems since it's october is launch. people looking for insurance coverage only have three weeks to sign up. mike viqueira joins us from the white house with more. how is the website doing today? >> they say they have a lot of problems fixed, and you're right, john, it's
KRON
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
plaza things are backed up and then again as you move through foster city coming from the high rise expect slow traffic trying to join up from 101 coming from highway 92. but check the weather. here is area code. >>erica: starting out with a live look. here's conditions. we get to a thick fog. it's going to get really cold over the next couple of days. widespread freezing temperatures are heading this way. that's due to a mixing of rain and snow coming from the pacific northwest this week. as for highs for today, today is going to be the last day of a mile to warm conditions. oakland high of three of the '50s and daly city today. your 7 day around the bay forecast really shows that the cool down began on wednesday. we're talking temperatures in the mid to upper 20s inland. cambridge warning goes into effect. 50s along the bay shore street expects clear and cold mornings for the next three to four days blasting into the weekend for it although it's going to be clear. it's going to be downright chilly here and the bay area. today, federal investigators began a today hearing on the cra
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
amount of force? or was it concentrated on one rail. >> it was heading to new york city early yesterday morning when it jumped the track. the engineer reportedly said he tried to apply the brakes that requires them to slow from 70 to 30. he says the brakes didn't work. the ntsb declines to speculate about the caught of the track, but at 4:30, the nssb plans to hold another press meeting. 9 this disrupted service for about 26,000 passengers, who take the hudson line of metro north each day, and that disruption is expected to continue until the ntsb completes its investigation and the mta is able to fix the tracks. >>> amazon is working on a new way to get -- it's a bird, a plane? no, it's amazon prime air. it has some risks. that's coming up next on "power lunch." we'll explain. n. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 trading inspires your life. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 life inspires your trading. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 where others see fads... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 ...you see opportunities. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're here to help tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 turn inspiration into action. tdd#: 1-800-345-25
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 8:00am PST
: new information on the deadly train derailment in new york city over the weekend. national transportation safety board says that train was heading into a steep curve at almost three times the speed limit when it careened off the tracks killing four people. the engineer reportedly told investigators he fell asleep right before the crash. our rick is on the scene in the bronx. what's the latest, rick? >> jon, the ntsb is confirming the train was going 82 miles an hour into a 30-mile-per-hour curve but is not confirming these multiple reports that the engineer may have told investigators that he zoned out or even dozed off for a few moments and woke up too late to stop that speeding train. now, according to the "new york post," the engineer who left the scene on a stretcher sunday, told investigators that he zoned out just before the fatal accident. reuters is reporting that the en dpineer told investigators he, quote, lost focus and realized too late that he was going too fast and forelocal news outfet reported that the engineer all but admitted he was falling asleep as the t
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
isn't doing much to help a daley city family that is now in mourning. >> he does that all the time, things like electronic, so this is what we does, every time he does it. >> reporter: that may be what cost him his life. ikenna uwakah's father is wondering how an online ad turned deadly for his son. ikenna was shot to death near the corner of bayshore boulevard around 3:30 yesterday. according to police, that's the location where he agreed to someone who responded to his online ad to sell his playstation 4 for cash. police say the killer took the video console then repeatedly shot ikenna. >> i love him to death. i don't know what i can say. >> reporter: onyebuchi uwakah described his son as a nice boy who enjoyed buying and selling electronics. the video console uwakah was selling is a very hot item that's been flying off store shelves. >> said that the body's with the medical examiner. until he's done with his job. >> reporter: we know uwakah was with his girlfriend when the transacti aaction turned deadly. she was not injured and was able to call 911. uwakah's family lives in dal
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
is for the city council to vote on the agreement, and that will take place next week. >>> under pressure after weeks of protests and vigils over the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy in santa rosa by a sheriffs deputy. county supervisors are taking action. the board is voting today to create a community and law enforcement task force. but not everyone who knew andy lopez is satisfied with that. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez is live in santa rosa. the pressure on the d.a., the police and the county continues, jodi. >> reporter: jessica, protesters are putting pressure on the district attorney tonight. demonstrators have gathered outside the veterans memorial building. some are outside in the front, others are around the side. inside the building, a fund-raising event is taking place. now, demonstrators say they are not about to back down until they get justice for andy. protesters have gathered outside a fundraiser for sonoma county district attorney, joe rabich calling her to throw the book at erik gelhaus who shot ante lopez after mistaking the replica gun the boy was carrying for a real o
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
andrew cuomo says the pictures and video can't truly capture the devastation of the new york city train derailment that killed four people and sent 67 more to the hospital. the ntsb has the two black boxes which could provide critical clues to figure out what caused the crash. the conductor was rounding a sharp curve in the bronx, one taken by conductors dozens of times each day, but this time it resulted in chaos. >> i was on the right side of the train. and i started to feel it starting to tilt. and i could see the ground coming towards my face. at which point the train listed again to the left side and then started to roll back and fort. it was tossing me like a rag doll. >> some of the things the ntsb team is looking at, speed, track conditions, maybe mechanical problems as well as taking standard drug tests on the crew. we'll have a live report from the crash scene in our next half hour. >>> a memorial is growing for "fast & furious" star paul walker, including flowers from co-star tyrese gibson who openly went yesterday. walker was a passenger in a car that flew off the road, cras
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
runs off the track in new york city. >> i thought i was going to die, to be honest. i thought, i'm going to die. >>> health care fixed. obama administration says it's worked out most of the bugs from healthcare.gov but warns more work is needed on the troubled website. >>> and drone drop-off? amazon unveils its new plan to deliver your purchase to your doorstep in under an hour. this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, december 2nd, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, federal transportation officials have zbruchbt their investigation into the deadly crash of a new york city commuter train. at least four people were kanld 60 others injured. the metro north train was on its way from poughkeepsie to manhattan. it jumped the track as it rounded the curve. they're looking into speed, possible mechanical issues and human error. marlie hall is at the crash site. marlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. federal investigators continue to pore over this crash site this morning trying to determine what led to that deadly train derailmen
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america, live from new york city. i'm sunny sunny. 911 tapes display calmness at the sandy hook elementary school. and president obama discussed the gap between rich and poor. and this congress goes down known as the least productive. >>> a florida high school placed on high school after a shooting. one student has been injured at west orange high school outside of arsenal. the school's principal said student had been shot and was en route to the hospital. law enforcement officers were at the scene and they were observing all safety procedures. we'll bring you more information as we get it. >>> in a matter of just ten days the nation will mark the one year anniversary of the sandy hook massacre. today brought a painful remind reminder. prosecutors have released 911 called. al jazeera will not air those calls. >> reporter: we did listen to seven calls shortly after fires were shot inside sandy hook elementary school. a woman called the police dispatcher and said she had glimpsed someone running down the hall with a gun saying they were still shooting. and glass
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